Notice how everything sounds more and more delicious the hungrier you are? A crisp sweet apple, a crunchy rib of celery, a soft, warm plain baked potato...items you may not crave on a regular basis, but with hunger, your true palate emerges. If you have ever fasted, or detoxified with a "cleanse," or been on [...]
Just returned from an extraordinarily uplifting and powerful International Plant-Based Nutrition Healthcare Conference. Last year was their inaugural event and they doubled in size in this year's second event. In attendance were approximately 400 physicians and dietitians representing about 15 different countries. Not only is the research database supporting the myriad benefits of plant-based diets [...]
Day 5 and T minus 6 days until the healthiest year ever. Today on the 10 Days. 5 Ways. 1 Healthiest Year! series, the focus is on beating the vicious cycle of sugar addiction... If you are interested in nutrition counseling, find out more here.
The average American consumes 22 teaspoons (355 calories worth) of sugar daily. Sugar is inflammatory, elevates triglycerides, blood sugar, and adrenaline. It promotes cancer growth, diabetes, excess weight and obesity, metabolic syndrome, gastrointestinal illnesses, premature aging, cardiovascular disease, depression, anxiety, tooth and gum decay, gout, and acne. Most importantly, it is physiologically addictive. As a [...]
Hello summer! Hello more body exposure! It is at this time of year when the extra treats, the skipped workouts, and the hard facts from the past several months of bathing suit hibernation inevitably surface. Granted, this is not something I recommend over-thinking or obsessing over, but I do have clients that come to me [...]